Iran gained access to election results website in 2020, military reveals

U.S. officials disrupted the attack before the votes were tallied.

By Joseph MennApril 24, 2023

Amazon delivery firm allows its drivers to unionize with the Teamsters

The Teamsters pledged two years ago to unionize Amazon delivery drivers, who are not employed directly by the company.

By Lauren Kaori Gurley and Caroline O'DonovanApril 24, 2023

Apple prevails in antitrust battle over the future of the App Store

The appeals affirmed that the Fortnite maker failed to prove that Apple’s policies constituted anticompetitive conduct afoul of federal antitrust laws.

By Cat ZakrzewskiApril 24, 2023

How Facebook users can apply for a share of $725 million settlement

Millions of Facebook users can get money back as part of a class action settlement over alleged Cambridge Analytica privacy violations.

By Heather KellyApril 24, 2023

Supreme Court to decide if officials can block constituents on social media

At issue is whether the First Amendment guarantees access to personal social-media accounts that are used by public officials to communicate with constituents.

By Robert BarnesApril 24, 2023

Their voices are their livelihood. Now AI could take it away.

Advances in generative artificial intelligence, technology that forms texts, images or sounds, has allowed software to recreate people’s voices with eerie precision.

By Pranshu VermaApril 24, 2023

San Francisco is a postcard from a driverless car future. Here’s what it’s like.

In San Francisco, hundreds of self-driving cars are filling the streets, confusing and angering some residents while impressing bicyclists and tourists.

By Heather KellyApril 24, 2023

These celebrities ‘subscribed to Twitter Blue.’ Except they’re dead.

Chadwick Boseman, Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant are among the public figures Twitter labeled as having paid for a new subscription program costing $8 a month.

By Annabelle Timsit and Marisa IatiApril 23, 2023

Welcome to the age of automated dating

Using dating apps can be a slog. But there are AI programs that will ease the travail. Just be warned that they are not perfect.

By Taylor LorenzApril 23, 2023

SpaceX didn’t want to blow up its launchpad. It may have done just that.

Videos shared on social media showed debris slamming into a van several hundred feet away and striking the nearby beach and the shoreline as if they were a war zone.

By Christian DavenportApril 22, 2023

Twitter users #BlockTheBlue as ‘verified’ accounts take on new meaning

Some netizens have blocked accounts with blue check marks after Twitter removed the symbol from legacy accounts.

By Kelsey AblesApril 22, 2023

Twitter removes labels from state-controlled media, helping propaganda

The move came the same week that Russia and China were revealed to have been operating armies of fake social media profiles to sway U.S. debate.

By Joseph MennApril 21, 2023

These are some of the notable companies laying off workers

The tech, mortgage and auto industries are among the hardest hit with layoffs going into 2023. Among the giant companies are Amazon, Meta and Twitter.

By Julian Mark, Hamza Shaban, Aaron Gregg and Jacob BogageApril 21, 2023

Elon Musk has had a wild week. Now he wants to start an AI company.

Musk is entering the field responsible for ChatGPT, but some worry his ambitions have lost their luster after failed promises and a tumultuous reign at Twitter.

By Faiz SiddiquiApril 21, 2023

Never Google ‘free credit report.’ Do this instead.

Never search the web if you're looking for free credit reports. Google ads lead you away from a government-mandated free service.

By Shira OvideApril 21, 2023

Why SpaceX’s Starship explosion is a low-key success

The sheer scale of Starship, which is deemed the world’s most powerful rocket, and its successful liftoff is a feat in itself.

By Anumita KaurApril 20, 2023

In photos: The scene as the unmanned Space X Starship explodes

SpaceX’s Starship lifted off the pad in Southern Texas and cleared the launchpad, its first milestone, but then began tumbling as it was preparing for stage separation and the vehicle came apart some four minutes into flight.

By Washington Post StaffApril 20, 2023

Amazon HQ2 was thought up pre-pandemic. But the world is hybrid now.

A sluggish return to the office is dimming some of Amazon's expected boost to Virginia – and prompting some questions about the whole project's future.

By Teo ArmusApril 20, 2023

Zuckerberg praises Meta executives a day after laying off 4,000 workers

Mark Zuckerberg said ’I think they did well’ regarding executive performance, noting many senior leaders took on new and expanded roles at Meta in the last year.

By Naomi NixApril 20, 2023

Elon Musk’s Twitter strips blue checks from public figures

Elon Musk has been pushing for Twitter to remove legacy verification badges for months.

By Rachel Lerman and Faiz SiddiquiApril 20, 2023